Police recovered the decomposed body of a gold trader, who went missing on June 18, from a septic tank in Amalpara area of the city on Monday night.
The deceased, Prabir Chandra Ghosh, owner of Bholanath Jewelry, disappeared while returning home from his shop
in Kalirbazar Shornopatti area.
Later on June 19, father of the victim Bholanath Ghosh registered a general diary with Narayanganj sadar police station.
The case was handed over to the Detective Branch of police who later detained two suspects - Pintu and Babu - by tracking their mobile phones.
After interrogation, one of the detainees Pintu confessed about the murder, said Mafizul Islam, sub-inspector of DB police.
Following his information, police recovered the severed and decomposed body from the septic tank of a four-storey building of one Thandu Mia around 11:00pm, said the SI.
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